on the date of his appointment
to the Strategic Advisory Board on Information Technologies, 27 September 2004
2002, the French magazine Newbiz included Daniel Kaplan, 42, in its list of "100
individuals who are really transforming France".
Kaplan is the founder and CEO of the Next Generation Internet Foundation (FING),
a collective and open Research and Development project which focuses on tomorrow's
Internet's uses, applications and services. He is also chairman of the European
Institute for e-Learning (EifEL).
As a member of the European
Commission's e-Europe's Experts Chamber, of the French Prime Minister's Strategic
Advisory Board on Information Technologies (CSTI), as well as the board of the
French Chapter of the Internet Society, Daniel Kaplan is deeply involved in the
Internet's development and evolution.
Mr. Kaplan has written
or directed 13 books on the internet, mobility, e-commerce, e-education and electronic
media. His latest book is entitled "Mobility.net", LGDJ, 2004.